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Birth control via app finds footing under political radar in US

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Ms Montoya, a student at California State University at Fullerton, uses Nurx, one of a growing assortment of apps and websites easing access to prescription contraceptives.

New York

A QUIET shift is taking place in how women obtain birth control. A growing assortment of new apps and websites now make it possible to get prescription contraceptives without going to the doctor.

The development has potential to be more than just a convenience for women