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Time outdoors leaves you vulnerable to tick bites and the diseases they can transmit. New research seeks to a better picture of the geographic spread of ticks that carry dangerous pathogens. Ascent/PKS Media Inc. via Getty Images hide caption

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Black-legged ticks, also known as deer ticks, can carry Lyme disease. Kenneth H Thomas/Science Source/Getty Images hide caption

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

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Tucker Lane and his mother, Lynn Cash, sit in the wooded backyard of his home in West Barnstable, Mass. Kayana Szymczak for NPR hide caption

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Beyond Lyme: New Tick-Borne Diseases On The Rise In U.S.

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Forbidding Forecast For Lyme Disease In The Northeast

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Ebola virus particles (blue) emerge from a chronically infected African green monkey cell. NIAID/Flickr hide caption

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'Pandemic' Asks: Is A Disease That Will Kill Tens Of Millions Coming?

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