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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."

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."

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."

Birth control delivery startup Nurx taps Clover Health’s Varsha Rao as CEO

"Varsha Rao, former head of global operations and, most recently, the chief operating officer at Clover Health, has joined Nurx as its chief executive officer."

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These Are The Startups You Should Watch In 2019

"With over $40 million in funding to date, Nurx is primed for a good year thanks to the company’s no-nonsense approach to accessing birth control and PrEP"

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Nurx Just Launched At-Home HPV Test Kits

"Telemedicine start-up Nurx — which also delivers birth control, emergency contraception, and the HIV prevention medication PrEP to the privacy of your home — launched the at-home HPV test kit"

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Birth Control delivery startup Nurx now offers an at-home HPV testing kit

"Telemedicine startup Nurx — once dubbed the 'Uber for birth control' — has launched a direct-to-consumer Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing kit"

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Birth Control Apps Find A Big Market In ‘Contraception Deserts’

"NURX is now available in 18 states. It's popular in Texas, where many women live in what some health policy analysts call 'contraception deserts' — places that lack easy access to women's health services"

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The Best New Tech Gadgets For Women In 2018

"But a recent explosion of technology geared toward improving women’s health is rolling out of the lab, into stores, and onto our phones"

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WE’RE ON A MISSION TO TRANSFORM HEALTHCARE

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Press Releases

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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Nurx Adds Former United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA to its Board of Directors
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Nurx Expands to Alabama, Providing Affordable and Convenient Access to Birth Control and PrEP
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Nurx Launches First-Ever End-to-End Telehealth HIV Prevention Service Line
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Nurx Launches In Tennessee, Offering Home Delivery Of Affordable Birth Control And HIV Prevention
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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 CEO 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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