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.

    March Highlights

    • Vein, Vein Go Away!, Thursday, March 10, 5:30 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • Simple and Savory Fish, Monday, March 14, 5:30 to 7 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • Skin Care During the Winter, February 18, 6 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • Irregular Heart Beat: Atrial Fibrillation, Tuesday, February 23, Noon. 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. Register now for orientation.  Register now for initial weigh-in.

    Heart Healthy Inspirations 

    Good Fats for a Healthy Heart 
    It's Heart Month! Join registered dietitian, Cindy Silver for a look at the ins-and-outs of the healthiest possible fats for your heart. Learn new ideas about how to use good fats in meals and snacks and how to adjust a recipe for better nutrition. Register now.

    Turning Back the Clock  
    Want to battle your wrinkles so you can keep looking youthful? As we age our skin loses its elasticity, so our eyelids droop, our cheeks hollow and wrinkles form. This is a natural progression in the aging process. However, as we are living and working longer, manuy people want to look as young as they feel. Join Wake Forest Baptist Health plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Shruti Tannan to learn about looking youthful. Register now.

    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.

    View all classes in February 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.