Pill keeps tabs on firefighters' vitals

01/22/2013 | Time.com

Australian firefighters are testing a small capsule with a tiny thermometer and transmitter that when swallowed, measures response to heat stress. The Equivital EQ02 LifeMonitor made by Vivonoetics passes through the body in a day or two, but while it is working it can help officials know when to remove a firefighter from the scene because of health reasons. More than half of 2011 firefighter deaths in 2011 were caused by on-duty heart attacks.

View Full Article in:

Time.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Media Relations Manager
GLSEN
NY, NY
Executive Assistant
Out& Equal Workplace Advocates
San Francisco, CA
Contracts Manager
Hydra Electric Company
Burbank, CA
Executive Director
FreeState Legal Project
Baltimore, MD
Vice President Commercial Aerospace Sales & Marketing
Herndon Products, Inc.
Kent, WA