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Lyme Disease Is On The Rise Again. Here's How To Prevent It

The tick-borne illness is spreading north and south — about 300,000 U.S. cases a year. As scientists work on better diagnostic tests and surveillance tools, you can take steps to cut your risk.

Slowmotion Falling Stèv feat. Jhon Montoya
Forest On The Sun Thrupence
The Red One John Scofield and Pat Metheny
Outlier Bonobo
Bolissol Sensible Soccers

First lady Melania Trump looks at President Donald Trump as she arrives for an event where she announced her initiatives in the Rose Garden of the White House Monday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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In Traditional First-Lady Style, Melania Trump Unveils 'Be Best' Initiative

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Grace WMD
Geranium WMD
Toro Bonobo

Dennis Kucinich greets voters at the West Side Market in Cleveland. He surprised voters and his opponents with his late candidacy for governor. M.L Schultze/WKSU hide caption

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Progressive, Or ... More Progressive? Ohio Democrats Choose Candidate For Governor

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Stalkin' Stringbean & the Stalkers
Ms. Ho

Inara George has long coped with the death of her father, Little Feat's Lowell George, in private. Dearest Everybody is her first time publicly reckoning with his death in song. Alexa Nikol Curran/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Dearest Everybody,' Inara George Steps Out Of Her Father's Long Shadow

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Release Me
Lafayette Railroad Little Feat

Noel Francisco attends his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for his nomination to become solicitor general, on May 10, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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As Trump Pressure Builds, Spotlight Falls On Solicitor General Noel Francisco

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Lyme Disease Is On The Rise Again. Here's How To Prevent It

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The Surgeon General recommends more Americans carry naloxone, the opioid overdose antidote. Jake Harper/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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Reversing An Overdose Isn't Complicated, But Getting The Antidote Can Be

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Broken Patterns
A Ride on the Bosphorus
You May Be Blue Vetiver
Stranger Still (Daniel T Remix) Vetiver
Stutterfunk Go Go Bizkitt!
Rinse Repeat Thrupence
Dune Stèv
Sides Perfume Genius

CIA director nominee Gina Haspel attends Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's ceremonial swearing-in at the State Department in Washington last week. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters hide caption

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CIA Nominee Gina Haspel Faces A Senate Showdown

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According to labor organizers, Tronc has agreed to recognize three separate bargaining units within the same union at its Chicago-area publications, including the Chicago Tribune. Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Pressure, Tronc Recognizes 'Chicago Tribune' Union

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