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The big picture: Suicide rates are increasing in almost every state

The tragic losses of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain last week — who both took their own lives — drew attention to the broader problem of rising suicide rates around the country.

Data: Centers for Disease Control; Cartogram: Chris Canipe/Axios

The big picture: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Thursday that suicide is the nation's 10th leading cause of death — and the most recent collection of data (2014-2016) shows that suicide rates have increased in almost every state since the turn of the century.