BestHealthSM, the community wellness outreach program of Wake Forest Baptist Health, offers health seminars, screenings and events to help you live a healthier life and stay on top of the latest advances in medicine. Classes are held at various locations in the community.

View our list of seminars, screenings and cooking classes.  

    January Highlights

    • Seasonal Cooking, Saturday, January 10, 1 pm. Register now.
    • Heart Disease: The Nation's Number One Killer, Thursday, January 15, Noon. Register now.
    • New Year, New You!, Wednesday, January 21, 5 pm. Register now.
    • Women and Stroke, Thursday, January 29, 11 am. Register now.

    Healthy Cooking

    Are Chef Dianne Blancato will show you how to make healthy dishes using seasonal produce. Register now.

    Heart Health

    Heart Disease: Nation's Number One Killer
    Wake Forest Baptist Health cardiologist Dr. Matthew Belford explains the signs of heart disease, ways to prevent heart problems, and latest treatments for heart patients. Register now.

    Women and Stroke
    Stroke kills twice as many women yearly as breast cancer does. Women may have unique stroke symptoms that are different from men's. Learn from Wake Forest Baptist Health neurologist Dr. Cheryl Bushnell the signs, symptoms and outcomes of stroke in women and the importance of acting "F.A.S.T." Register now. 

    New Year, New You!

    Are you exercising regularly and maintaining an ideal weight yet unable to see results? Join Wake Forest Baptist Health plastic surgeon Dr. Brinda Thimmappa as she provides information on procedures that help those "hard to reach" areas. Register now.

     View all classes in January and register now.

    February 2015 Highlights

    • How Will a Pacemaker Affect my Lifestyle?, Monday, February 9, 6 pm.
    • Heart Health Screening, Saturday, February 14, 10 am to 1 pm.
    • Mini Strokes (TIAs): Brain Angina, Monday February 16, 5:30 pm.
    • Crock Pot Meals, Friday, February 20, 6 to 7:30 pm.

     Brenner FIT

    The Brenner FIT program at Brenner Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric weight management program for children and their families. BestHealth is pleased to include Brenner FIT classes in our monthly offerings. 

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    BestHealth Resources

    Heart Health Profiler ›

    Complete this quick health survey to discover important information about your cardiovascular health.


    Stroke Risk Profiler ›

    Complete this quick health survey to discover important information about your stroke risk.


    Health Calculators ›

    What is your target heart rate? How many carbs should you have in a day? Is stress affecting your health?


    Healthy Discounts ›

    Quick guide to the merchants in the Winston-Salem area who offer discounts to BestHealth members.


    BestHealth monthly newsletter ›

    PDF file of the monthly BestHealth newsletter.

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    Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.