Kathryn Teng, MD

Kathryn Teng, MD

Kathryn Teng, MD, is Director of the Center for Personalized Healthcare at Cleveland Clinic, Staff Physician in the Medicine Institute, and Assistant Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western University. She is committed to leading Cleveland Clinic’s efforts to integrate personalized healthcare approaches into the standard practice of medicine.

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Bad Sleep? 5 Questions You Should Discuss With Your Doctor

Tags: insomnia, sleep, sleep apnea, sleep disorders

We all get a bad night’s sleep every now and then. But when a bad night’s sleep turns into a sleepless pattern that affects your daily life, talk to your doctor.


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How to Have ‘The Talk’ About Sex With Your Aging Parents

Tags: senior health, sex, sexual health, STDs

Do you remember sitting awkwardly as your mom or dad told you about sex, STDs and protection? Now imagine switching roles. Get practical advice for an important conversation.


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6 Myths About Vaccines — and the Truths Behind Them

Tags: immunization, vaccines

Are they just for children? Do they make you sick? Get a shot of truth about common misconceptions.


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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Mental Health

Tags: anxiety, depression, mental health, mental illness

Living a full, productive life depends on more than just “physical” health. If you’re having mental symptoms, speak up at your next doctor’s appointment.


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Medication Not Working? Your DNA May Explain Why (Infographic)

Tags: codeine, genomics, medication, medications, pain medication, personalized healthcare, pharmacogenomics

A drug that worked wonders for your neighbor triggers nasty side effects in you — or triggers no effects at all. Learn why certain drugs come with special warnings and tests.


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Got Stress? How You Can Start Dealing With It Now

Tags: meditation, stress, stress management, yoga

We all have stress — but we don't all know how to deal with it. Start by tackling the basics.


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Why Smart Health Decisions Require Your Input

Tags: Future of Healthcare, patients, personalized healthcare, treatment

Your doctor knows your health condition, but only you know your opinions and preferences. Make your voice heard.


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3 Ways to Save Lives and Cut Healthcare Costs

Tags: healthcare costs, personalized healthcare, pharmacogenetics, prevention

Healthcare spending in America is out of control. These three approaches can make the country's people and bank balances healthier.


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How Your Ancestry and Ethnicity Affect Your Health

Tags: family health history, genetics, personalized healthcare

When it comes to your health, who you are and where you come from matter. When you gather your family health history, include your ancestry and ethnicity.


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Top 3 Benefits of a Digital Family History

Tags: electronic health records, family health history, genetic counseling, personalized healthcare

The best family health history is built right into an electronic health record. You gather it at home — or wherever you like — and your doctor can access it anywhere.