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Can't Get to the Doctor? We Found the 16 Best Telehealth Apps So You Can Get the Support You Need ASAP

“Nurx provides specialized healthcare, specifically for your dermatological, reproductive, and STI testing needs. Nurx will also help users manage their migraines and access COVID-19 tests. Customized treatments delivered right to your door.”

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The Best At-Home STI Tests to Buy Online Now

“With Nurx, the cost of an at-home STI kit is as low as $75 with insurance. That includes test kit, the lab work, and free shipping both ways.”

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Emergency contraception marks a new battle line in Texas

“Nurx, an online prescription company, registered a 173% increase in orders from Texas in September 2021, the month the law took effect.”

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Tretinoin emerges as trendy cult product thanks to skinfluencers and telemedicine

“Nurx, which entered the telemedicine space with birth control, recently added skin care in the spring of 2021. It offers prescriptions for both acne and anti-aging. Telemedicine offerings also make the product available to a consumer base that wouldn’t normally go to a dermatologist.”

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Health company sees 300% spike in emergency contraceptive requests following Roe v. Wade leak

“Nurx has seen a spike in requests for emergency contraception driven by fears that the landmark Roe v. Wade case could be overturned, Nurx CEO Varsha Rao told FOX Business.”

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The Best Online Birth Control Pill Services for 2022

Nurx has been named the best overall online birth control pill service.

MM+M Podcast 11.23.21: Nurx’s Varsha Rao

"Rao, CEO of the company, joins Marc Iskowitz to talk about the evolution of the direct-to-consumer telemedicine space and Nurx's expansion beyond its birth control roots."

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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Press Releases

Telehealth Unicorn Thirty Madison Is Merging with Birth-Control Platform Nurx Read More

Thirty Madison and Nurx to Merge, As Digital Pharmacy Companies Outgrow Their Origins Read More

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

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

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

Nurx Expands At-Home Dermatology Services with New Rosacea Treatment Read More

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

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

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

Nurx Introduces Convenient & Stigma-Free Treatment for Herpes Read More

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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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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