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Nurx Launches the Nurx Birth Control and Sexual Health Knowledge Skill for Amazon Alexa, Providing Pill Reminders and Health Education

Available on Alexa-enabled devices or in the Alexa app, the free skill helps patients prevent pregnancy and be proactive about reproductive health.

Nurx Supports Female Athletes in Accessing Birth Control and Essential Healthcare Quickly and Conveniently

The largest digital practice for women’s health announces their support of Olympic athletes Kendall Ellis and Jackie Dubrovich through telemedicine.

Nurx Launches Urgent Care, Starting with Overnight Delivery of Emergency Contraception

The largest digital practice for women’s health announces Nurx Now, which will provide care for immediate health needs through telemedicine.

Nurx Expands At-Home Dermatology Services with New Rosacea Treatment

Largest digital practice for women's health now offers personalized at-home treatment for multiple dermatological conditions with plans to offer acne treatment for teens.

Nurx Delivers PCR-Quality Rapid Home Test for COVID-19

Building on a year of record growth, the leading female-focused digital health platform is among the first distributors of the Lucira Check It COVID-19 Test Kit, a direct-to-consumer PCR quality molecular test that empowers users to get reliable results from home in 30 minutes or less.

Nurx Launches Personalized At-Home Acne Treatment to Address Patient Need

Largest digital practice for women's health brings dermatology home with licensed providers, personalized treatment plans, insurance billing, and evidence-backed prescription medication delivered.

Nurx Announces New Chief Medical Officer as It Continues Expansion into New Categories of Care

The largest female-focused digital health practice brings on telehealth pioneer and primary care expert, Dr. Jennifer Peña, as it follows through on the business’s record growth

Nurx Introduces Convenient & Stigma-Free Treatment for Herpes

In addition to offering online consultations and home delivery of medication, the health tech company accepts health insurance and offers transparent pricing

Nurx, Amazon Alexa roll out voice-activated birth control reminders, sex education

"Women's health startup Nurx has tapped Amazon Alexa to provide sexual and reproductive health information as well as birth control pill reminders."

27 Common Questions About STIs, Answered By A Doctor

Nurx's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jennifer Peña answers questions about STIs from the BuzzFeed Community.

Yes, Women Can (and Sometimes Should) Take PrEP for HIV Prevention, Too

"Action--not gender and sexuality--dictates HIV risk."

Nurx can now ship the morning-after pill overnight

The leading telehealth company for women launches urgent care service Nurx Now.

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Let’s Use the Lessons from COVID to End HIV

Nurx's Director of Clinical Operations writes an Op-Ed about how to take testing and prevention to meet people where they are.

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Femtech-focused Nurx sees direct-to-consumer growth

A combination of investor interest and new customers allowed direct-to-consumer digital health businesses like NURX Inc. to expand into new therapies, and CEO Varsha Rao said the company is not done growing.

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Telemedicine Trailblazer Nurx Expands Into Virtual Acne Care

"For $35, all patients with mild to moderate acne—whether they're insured or not—can receive an initial medical consultation, home delivery of medications, and a 10-week follow-up."

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Nurx hires chief medical officer to lead clinical expansion

"As direct-to-consumer health startup Nurx expands coverage to more conditions, it has tapped a former White House physician and medical lead at Oscar Health to scale operations and ensure medical integrity."

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Best At-Home HPV Tests

"With at-home HPV tests, you can ditch the costly clinic visits, waiting rooms, and awkward conversations."

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Nurx Launches in Maryland, Leveraging Telemedicine to Provide Affordable and Convenient Access to Healthcare
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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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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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