Have you ever wondered what happens to a painkiller, like ibuprofen, after you swallow it? Medicine that slides down your throat can help treat a headache, a sore back, or a throbbing sprained ankle. But how does it get where it needs to go in the first place? Céline Valéry explains how your body processes medicine.
“After my training in International Trade I got a better job and could exercise all the content learned in College. I recommend the program for those who want to learn not only theory but to practice in their chosen profession. I realized one of my dreams which is living and working in Vancouver!”
Lilly (International Trade)
More than 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, and around 250,000 people die from it each year. But why do people get asthma, and how can this disease be deadly? Christopher E. Gaw describes the main symptoms and treatments of asthma.
What if there were a tunnel through the middle of the earth and you jumped in?
Why study at the Okanagan College? A friendly, comfortable, learning environment at all of our campuses with personal attention and support from instructors and staff. A wide variety of nationally recognized programs taught by knowledgeable experts, offered in a number of communities. Practical-based courses offering hands-on experience and different learning options including international studies; co-operative education; part-time studies, etc.
Perhaps there is no other season quite so beautiful and full of color as Spokane in the spring! With many wonderful parks to discover and explore, we encourage our students to enjoy springtime in the Lilac City.
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Why do humans cook? Holidays are celebrated in many ways, but chances are they involve eating, and eating a LOT. Ever wonder why we cook our food?
We do it because it tastes good, of course, and because our customs and traditions are built around it. But we also cook our food for some basic biological reasons, because of evolution. Some scientists think that figuring out how to cook actually MADE us human!
If conversation gets a little dry around your holiday table, now you’ll have some awesome science to share with everyone!
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