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.

    Winston-Salem Heart & Stroke Walk

    Saturday, October 29, 9 am
    Join Dr. Allison Brashear, chair, Neurology, and Dr. Eric Tomlinson, chief innovation officer, Wake Forest Innovations, and the entire Wake Forest Baptist team at the event's new location at Bailey Park, in downtown Winston-Salem. This dog friendly event will feature a one-mile and four-mile walk, bands and food trucks with healthy options. Learn more.

    December Highlights

    • Community Walk, Wednesdays in December, 8:30 am. Mark your calendar.
    • Sweet & Healthy Holiday Treats, Monday, December 5, 5:30 to 7 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • What to Expect: Women's Health, Wednesday, December 14, 5:30 pm. Mark your calendar.

    Heart Health - Are You at Risk? 

    Atrial Fibrillation: Signs, Symptoms and Treatments     
    Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and chaotic rhythm from the top chamber of the heart. It can produce an irregular heartbeat in some patients. Join Wake Forest Baptist Health cardiologist Dr. Patrick Whalen to learn more. Register now.

    Health Solutions: Varicose Veins

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

    Be a Healthier Version of You

    Exercise: The Effects on Your Knees
    Join Wake Forest Baptist Health family medicine and sports medicine physician Dr. Oana Panea as she discusses anatomy of the knee and what type of knee problems would impact sports activity. You will also learn exercises that are beneficial. Learn about treatment options available with the goals of having a pain free life while exercising. Register now

    Ways to Improve Your Steps
    Discover easy ways to improve your overall fitness, as well as outlets to meet others with similar goals! Get information on local training programs for walks, beginner run and triathlon, as well as the free New Balance Community Walk. Join Fleet Feet specialist Erin Key to learn more. Register now.

     View all classes in October and November 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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