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Dr. Dumbacher Speaks to City of Orlando Employees on Women’s Health

On October 30, 2012, Dr. Dumbacher joined 200 City of Orlando female employees for a health fair at Leu Gardens. As these were mostly full-time working women, Dr. Dumbacher educated the group on easy ways to eat healthy and the importance of keeping good sleep habits to maintain your health overall.

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Publication: Oviedo/Winter Springs Life Nov./Dec. 2011

I have a confession to make. My Christmas tree is already up. Since the holidays are upon us, this may not seem too premature, but the little plastic evergreen has made its home in my living room since last Christmas.

Something in the Water

Publication: Oviedo/Winter Springs Life July/August 2011

I will never forget the day my medical school professor emphatically shoved two fingers into his nostrils to illustrate how the “brain-eating” amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, enters the human brain. The tiny amoeba burrows up the nose of innocent victims who are swimming or diving in low water levels when water temperatures are high. Generally, this freshwater amoeba lives in southern states and can cause a fatal brain infection.

Drinking to Your Health

Publication: 2012 By Kar-Yee Ng, MD

Losing weight is a beast that haunts most of America. More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, and the numbers (and waist lines) are growing1. Most people who are overweight know the recipe for losing weight: diet and exercise. Even though we’ve all heard it before, it’s difficult to put into practice. After a long day of work or school, we’re exhausted, and the last thing on our minds is taking a jog around the neighborhood or hitting the weights at the gym.