HIV Prevention / Online Prescription / PrEP

How to Get PrEP Online

How to Get PrEP Online Thinking PrEP might be for you? Read on and find out how you can get a PrEP prescription online! Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is available online through PlushCare. PrEP must be prescribed by a healthcare professional, but PlushCare is making it easy to see a doctor online and get your PrEP […]

Dr. Umer Khan
HIV Prevention / PrEP

PrEP Side Effects

PrEP Side Effects: What are the Risks? PrEP is a prevention program that involves taking medication (Truvada) and undergoing HIV testing every 90 days. When starting PrEP most people experience no side effects at all, but taking PrEP can come with some short-term side effects, such as dizziness and nausea. Learn more about the side […]

Shannon Chapman
HIV Prevention / Online Doctor / PrEP

PlushCare Adds PrEP Program

PlushCare Adds End-to-End PrEP Treatment to Online Urgent Care Offering PlushCare, the direct-to-consumer online urgent care provider, today announced the launch and availability of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) therapy for prevention of HIV in all states where PlushCare is available. In addition, the company announced that it is expanding its service offering from 17 to 31 […]

Margaret A Spera, NP, APRN
HIV Prevention / PrEP

Get PrEP in San Diego

Get PrEP in San Diego Have you heard about PrEP? It’s a program that can help prevent HIV. PrEP is more than just medication, though, so it isn’t available at every doctor’s office. So, what is PrEP, how does it work, and where can you get it in San Diego? What is PrEP? PrEP is […]

Jennifer Nelson
HIV Prevention / PrEP

PrEP Doctor Speaks Out: An Interview with Dr. James Wantuck

PrEP Doctor Speaks Out: An Interview with Dr. James Wantuck Dr. James Wantuck is the Chief Medical Officer and Founder of PlushCare. After spending years working in the medical field, Dr. Wantuck decided that there must be a better way to do medicine. He found the current medical system difficult and frustrating – both for […]

Sofie Wise
HIV Prevention / PrEP

PlushCare Serves 1,000 PrEP Patients

PlushCare Serves Over 1,000 PrEP Patients Via Virtual Care SAN FRANCISCO — Today, PlushCare, which allows anyone to speak with a world class doctor from their smartphone or computer, announced that they are now serving over 1,000 PrEP patients. This comes just four months after launching its PrEP program. PlushCare anticipates adding another 1,000 PrEP […]

Ryan McQuaid
HIV Prevention / PrEP

Is PrEP Right for You & How to Get PrEP

Is PrEP Right for You & How to Get PrEP Background on PrEP & HIV HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, remains one of the most prolific illnesses in the world. The disease became an epidemic in the 1980s and 1990s and continues to be a global crisis. In the United States alone, an estimated 1.2 […]

Sofie Wise
HIV Prevention / PrEP

How Effective is PrEP for HIV?

How Effective is PrEP? HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, affects an estimated 1.2 million people in the US, and many of them are unaware that they are infected. On average, there are about 50,000 new HIV infections in the country every year. While medicine, particularly the use of condoms, has progressed to ensure that HIV […]

Shannon Chapman
HIV Prevention / PrEP

How Does PrEP for HIV Work?

How Does PrEP Work to Prevent HIV? Human immunodeficiency virus, known simply as HIV, remains one of the most prominent diseases in the country. While it is not the epidemic it once was in the ‘80s, HIV still affects over 1.1 million people in the United States. About one in seven of those individuals do […]

Alexa Englehart
HIV Prevention / PrEP

How Much Does PrEP Cost?

How Much Does PrEP for HIV Cost? HIV remains one of the most prominent health issues in the world. According to the CDC, an estimated 1.1 million residents in the United States live with HIV. About 1 in 7 of those people do not even know that they have HIV. In 2014, an estimated 37,600 […]

Alexa Englehart
HIV Prevention / PrEP

Why We’re Using Telemedicine to Prevent HIV

PlushCare Prescribes PrEP: Why We’re Using Telemedicine to Prevent HIV Today we announced that PlushCare is providing PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) for HIV in each of its 31 states, the largest of any telehealth provider. We’re excited to be leading the telehealth effort to prevent HIV infections via access to a potentially life-saving preventative treatment for […]

James Wantuck
HIV Prevention / PrEP

How to Get PrEP

How to Get PrEP for HIV Sexually transmitted diseases are a common health problem for anyone who is sexually active. The growth of medicine and technology has thankfully allowed people to enjoy positive sex lives while significantly reducing the risk of STDs. HIV was historically one of the most prominent STDs, and medication has progressed […]

Alexa Englehart
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