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The Trend of Telemedicine, How High Tech Health Benefits Doctors and Patients

"We spoke to Jessica Horwitz, Vice President of Clinical Services at Nurx, a healthcare company focused on conveniently providing access to birth control and at home tests."

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Buying Birth Control Online Can Be Quick, Affordable, and Safe, Study Finds

"For those antsy about getting their birth control online, a new study should offer some reassurance."

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Forget Dr. Google! There are Healthier Alternatives to Crowdsourcing an STD Diagnosis Online

"In an interview with SheKnows, Emily Rymland, Nurx Clinical Development Manager, FNP-C, DNP, noted that this phenomenon has a lot to do with larger issues of access to sexual wellness education and healthcare."

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New affordable at-home STI tests hope to take the stigma out of preventative screenings

"While obtaining sexual health care has historically been cringe-y at best, NURX’s friendly, shame-free site, with its chic millennial branding, aims to make the whole process, from getting a birth control prescription to now testing for STIs, feel non-intimidating and normal."

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Companies selling birth control online for home delivery in Kentucky

"Almost 100,000 Kentucky women live in a county with no reproductive health care clinics. That’s why Nurx CEO Varsha Rao thinks her company’s services are “well-suited to reach people in Kentucky whose needs aren’t currently being met by the health care system."

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Nurx Now Offers STI Home Test Kits — Here's How It Works

"You probably don't look forward to STI testing. In addition to the fact that it’s generally annoying to have to to go the doctor, you also have to have an awkward, intimate conversation about the sex you’re having, who you’re having it with, and the specific reason you think you might have an STI. But one company, Nurx, is hoping to make the whole experience of STI testing much less stressful and scary, with their at-home STI testing kits and judgement-free access to clinicians."

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Nurx Launches in Maine, Leveraging Telemedicine to Provide Affordable and Convenient Access to Healthcare
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Nurx Honors World Contraception Day by Donating Birth Control to Women in Need
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Nurx Launches in Nebraska, Leveraging Telemedicine to Provide Affordable and Convenient Access to Healthcare
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Nurx Secures $52 Million to Expand Access to Sensitive Health Needs
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Nurx Expands to Kentucky, Providing Convenient & Affordable Care for Sensitive Health Needs
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Nurx Research Reveals Majority of People Believe in the Importance of Getting Tested for STIs, but Stigma Holds Them Back
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Nurx Introduces Convenient & Private STI Home Test Kits
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Nurx Expands to Iowa, Leveraging Telemedicine to Provide Affordable and Convenient Healthcare
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Nurx Appoints Varsha Rao as CEO
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Nurx Honors World AIDS Day By Expanding Access to HIV Prevention Treatment
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Press Kit

Our Mission

Nurx is committed to empowering people to take control of their own health decisions by removing barriers to care. We believe this is a basic right and something everyone deserves, without judgement.

About Nurx

Nurx is addressing critical public health issues through its telemedicine platform, which integrates an owned-and-operated pharmacy, a network of partner physicians, and a telemedicine platform to create a seamless, end-to-end digital health experience. Through Nurx™, people can safely and securely consult with licensed medical providers, have their medications and test kits delivered to their home, obtain ongoing information about their medication, and ask questions at any time.

Nurx was founded in 2015 by Hans Gangeskar and co-founder Dr. Edvard Engesæth.

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Hello Freedom

We know that no one has time to wait in line at the pharmacy. We know that seeing a doctor often isn't easy — on your schedule, wallet, or peace of mind.

Our service makes it easy for anyone, regardless of circumstance, to get medication quickly, discreetly, and affordably. So we can all stay safe and in control of our own health, always.

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