By Maryam

We've gathered quotes from a diverse group of women leaders and influencers about the importance of increasing access to birth control and how the Nurx app does exactly that. Today's quote comes from Jessica Tholmer, a columnist at Hello Giggles. Follow her on Twitter @tholmz and like her Facebook page at Facebook.com/JessicaTholmer. "Because of Nurx, women will now have an easier and quicker way to get their birth control pills. Birth control should always be stress-free. With Nurx, it finally might be." -Jessica Tholmer, columnist at HelloGiggles.com With the Nurx birth control delivery app, you can get your birth control refilled, re-prescribed,…Read More

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By Maryam

Today is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Have you been tested? According to the CDC, nearly 44,000 tested positive for HIV in 2014. The graph below breaks down diagnoses by race. Data from hiv.silk.co Need to find a place to get tested for HIV? Type in your location below to find a testing location near you. Find HIV/AIDS Prevention & Service Providers GO Enter your location, such as: "Washington, DC", or "20002". For more information on this widget, please visit AIDS.gov. Please contact contact@aids.gov with any comments or concerns. Need PrEP? With the Nurx app, you…Read More

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By Maryam

We've gathered quotes from a diverse group of women leaders and influencers about the importance of increasing access to birth control and how the Nurx app does exactly that. Today's quote comes from Jessica O'Reilly, PhD. Jessica is a best-selling author, relationship expert, and host of 'SWING' on Playboy TV. Check out her books and follow her on Twitter @SexWithDrJess. "Reproductive health isn’t just about sex and birth control, but intersects with income, education, self-esteem and overall well-being. Digital solutions like Nurx have the capacity to improve lives and relationships across the board." - Jessica O'Reilly, PhD, Bestselling author, relationship expert,…Read More

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By Maryam

Over the course of the last several months, we've gathered quotes from a diverse group of women leaders and influencers about the importance of increasing access to birth control and how Nurx is doing exactly that. This quote comes from Tyomi Morgan, resident sexpert for Ebony.com, NCSH member, and host on Playboy Radio. Follow her on Twitter @glamazontyomi. "As a college-aged woman I began to explore my sexuality, and throughout my experiences having access to contraception that I could have full autonomy over made me feel empowered and in control of my body and sexual expression. Nurx will empower young women…Read More

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By Jayne Gagliano

Today's quote comes from Marie Fisher, and HIV advocate. Follow Marie on Twitter @mtf419. "PrEP is revolutionary and thus deserves a revolutionary access approach. Since we can't ensure a stigma-free healthcare system, game-changing tools like the Nurx app are necessary to protect not only at-risk individuals, but entire communities, including the ones who don't think they're impacted by HIV." - Marie Fisher, HIV advocate Nurx is the fastest way to PrEP. We prescribe you PrEP right from the app with our clinical team. No need to go into the doctor’s office, or to the pharmacy.Read More

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By Maryam

Over the course of the last several months, we've gathered quotes from a diverse group of women leaders and influencers about the importance of increasing access to birth control and how our app does exactly that. Today's quote comes from Asha Dahya, TV host, and editor-in-chief of GirlTalkHQ.com. Follow Asha on Twitter @AshaDahya and Girl Talk HQ @GirlTalkHQ. "Birth control is an essential for all women today. In a time when there is still so much discussion and division over women's reproductive rights, we need to remember that with the right access to birth control, women can live safer, healthier…Read More

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By Maryam

Over the course of the last several months, we've gathered quotes from a diverse group of women leaders and influencers about the importance of increasing access to birth control and how our app does exactly that. Today's quote comes from Dr. Stephanie Steele, a marriage and family therapist in Sacramento, California. Follow her on Twitter @DrStephSteele. "Not Every Woman Has the Luxury of Positive Women Role Models or Helpful Doctors. For those women wanting to take control of their lives and reproductive rights, Nurx steps in to make birth control accessible, affordable and as easy as pressing a button." -…Read More

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By Maryam

Over the course of the last several months, we've gathered quotes from a diverse group of women leaders and influencers about the importance of increasing access to birth control and how our app does exactly that. This quote comes from Polly "Superstar" Whittaker, a Bay Area sex culture activist, founder of Mission Control, Kinky Salon, and Club Kiss, and author of critically acclaimed memoir Polly: Sex Culture Revolutionary. Check out her website at PollySuperstar.com and follow her on Twitter @pollysuperstar. "Birth control delivery seems like a no-brainer. We can get just about everything else delivered to our door, but…Read More

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By Maryam

Over the course of the last several months, we've gathered quotes from a diverse group of women leaders and influencers about the importance of increasing access to birth control and how our app does exactly that. The first quote comes from Melani Robinson, a writer and blogger in New York City. Check out her blog at MelaniRobinson.com and follow her on Twitter @Melani_Robinson. "Anything that subverts what is clearly a systematic attack on the reproductive rights of women, is something I whole-heartedly support. Nurx provides quick, convenient and affordable birth control to women, and that is exactly how it should…Read More

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By Jayne Gagliano

Most people had never heard of Truvada when Courtney Boyce mentioned the HIV prevention drug to focus groups in Washington, D.C., last fall. “They look at you like you’ve got three heads,” said Boyce, a health communicator for the campaign DC Takes on HIV. “They’re like, why don’t we know about it?” Truvada is foreign to… (more…)Read More

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By Maryam

Over the past two decades, teen pregnancy has declined almost continuously. Between 1990 and 2010 (the most recent year for which data are available), the teen pregnancy rate declined by 51 percent—from 116.9 to 57.4 pregnancies per 1,000 teen girls. According to HHS, the decline is due to both increased percentage of adolescents who are waiting to have sex, as well as an increased use of contraceptives by teens. At Nurx, we are making birth control even more accessible- including for teens. Below, visualized the latest data for teen birth rates for each county in California. Data from teen-births-in-california.silk.co…Read More

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