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GoodRx is coming for subscription prescription services with the launch of GoodRx Care

Several months after discreetly acquiring the online prescription service HeyDoctor, GoodRx is launching a new service based on the acquisition, GoodRx Care and offering a direct challenge to online prescription services like Hims, Hers, Nurx, Ro and others. Already a billion-dollar giant in the world of prescription fulfillment through its cost-comparison and discount medication fulfillment ...

What that viral Twitter battle over CVS and birth control really means for your access

08.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

At first glance, the bitter Twitter battle against CVS over birth control pills this week may have convinced you that the pharmacy giant was blocking access to the contraceptive. But like most Twitter scuffles, it's complicated. Here's what's really ... ...

Birth control delivery startup Nurx approaches $300M valuation

Nurx raises $52 million in debt and equity funding in a round co-led by Kleiner Perkins and USV. ...

The Pill Club is donating 5,000 units of emergency contraception

How birth control delivery startups can better support women in today's political climate. ...

PSA: Don’t follow this viral tweet’s ‘natural’ birth control advice

06.12.2019 · Posted in Health Articles, Technology Articles

Please, for the love of comprehensive *** education, do not use wild yams for birth control.  In an unfortunate now-deleted Bad Tweet, podcast host @MissBriaJanay called a variety of fruits and herbs "natural birth control options." The accompan... ...

It’s a new era for fertility tech

We explored venture capitalists' latest bets on fertility and contraception tech, including Modern Fertility, Extend Fertility, Natural Cycles, Nurx, Clue and more. ...

Trump’s victory linked to spike in women getting long-term birth control

02.04.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

You might remember reports of women rushing to get long-lasting, reversible birth control in the wake of Donald Trump's election, fearful that his administration would restrict access and coverage for contraception by targeting Planned Parenthood or ... ...

The Pill Club raises $51M as VCs find new opportunities in women’s health

VMG Partners has led the $51 million round, with participation from new investors GV and ACME Capital (fka Sherpa Capital). ...