Vital Signs

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Let’s clear the air.

Beginning January 2, 1990, St Michael Hospital became a smoke-free environment—the first hospital in the region to adopt this policy.

You’ll see signs posted throughout our facilities as a reminder of this effort toward an environment that eases our patients’ recuperation and that is healthier for everyone—patients, visitors, staff. We feel our vital signs are improving—improving our healing environment; improving the health of our friends.

Please support this effort, and look for the designated smoking area outside the hospital if you wish to smoke.

Or better yet, enroll in our “Freedom from Smoking” Program, sponsored by St Michael Hospital and the American Lung Association.

St Michael Hospital
We Specialize In You.


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Keith Brenton
Tom Henton
2-Color Newspaper Ad; Poster
St Michael Hospital / Texarkana
Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods
1989

This newspaper ad was reprinted on index stock for posting inside the hospital before and during the implementation of their no-smoking policy. The hospital is now known as “Christus St Michael,” and the logo has changed.

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About W. Keith Brenton

W. Keith Brenton is a retired communication specialist, minister and passenger train conductor, living and writing in the historic resort village Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He is the widowed adoptive dad of Matt and Laura, and Pop-Pop to one grandchild. He enjoys drinking the local water, but unfortunately doesn’t look any younger than his actual age.
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