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.

    April Highlights

    • Joint Sports Medicine, Monday, April 4, 3:30 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • Obesity In America, Thursday, April 7, 5:30 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • All Sorts of Salads, Saturday, April 9, 1 to 2:30 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • Alternative Foods, Tuesday, April 19, 6 pm. Mark your calendar.

    BestHealth Wellness Challenge 

    Sign up today! 
    Monday, March 28 (Orientation)
    Saturday, April 2 to Saturday, May 28 (8-week challenge) 

    Ready to join BestHealth for our 8-week Wellness Challenge? To participate, you must pre-register for the orientation session on Monday, March 28 and an initial weigh-in on Saturday, April 2. You must be age 18 or older and have an active email address to participate. After registering, you will receive a wellness packet with a list of upcoming events, a t-shirt, and apps for tracking fitness and nutrition. Certified professionals will act as team captains to help you to reach your goal. Consult with your primary care physician before beginning the BestHealth Wellness Challenge. Registration is required. Sign up today.

    Heart Healthy Inspirations 

    Irregular Heart Beat  
    Join Wake Forest Baptist cardiologist Dr. Jason Rytlewski as he presents the latest information about diagnosing and treating atrial fibrillation in patients of all ages. Register now.

    Bone Health 

    Exercises for Stronger Bones  
    Join Wake Forest Baptist exercise physiologist William Allen to discover exercise, and stretches for increased bone density and improve posture. Register now.

    Proper Footwear   
    Your feet are your foundation. Proper fit and support is essential to preventing injury as well as every day aches and pains. Learn why your feet hurt and how to improve your overall comfort by being fit for the right shoes for your body. Join Fleet Feet exercise specialist, Erin Key to learn more. Register now.

    Skin Problems  

    Vein, Vein Go Away!  
    Looking for a way to hide unsightly bulging veins without extreme pain and discomfort? Join Wake Forest Baptist radiologist Dr. John Regan as he discusses new, less-invasive alternatives to traditional surgical treatment for varicose veins. Register now.

    View all classes in February / March and register now.

    If you are looking for a Lexington Medical Center event please visit the community health and wellness calendar.

    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?


    Merchant 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.