Startup delivers birth control pills on-demand

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Back in 2012 a London-based service started delivering the morning after pill by courier. Now a new app in San Francisco is offering birth control medication delivery to Californians. Nurx delivers contraceptive pills for free for women who have insurance — or USD 15 for those without it — and is also planning to offer Truvada, a drug treatment that has been used to prevent HIV transmission. The service’s bike couriers in the area can deliver the medication within two hours. Nurx's app uses simple health questions that are sent to a pharmacist, who is then able to send the prescription to customers. The…

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