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Morning Express with Robin Meade

A fast, personal, and smart blend of all the news you want in the morning. We call it "News in the Fast Lane." So buckle up.

Avril Lavigne wasn't 'crazy', she had Lyme disease

Avril Lavigne wasn't 'crazy', she had Lyme disease

Singer Avril Lavigne cried as she opened up about having Lyme disease. She says doctors couldn't figure out what was wrong with her, and thought she was crazy.

Lavigne was diagnosed with Lyme disease last October.

Amy's Kitchen recalls food over listeria concerns

Amy's Kitchen recalls food over listeria concerns

Amy's Kitchen is voluntarily recalling more than 73,000 cases of food over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

One of the company's organic spinach suppliers notified officials of the possible presence of listeria monocytogenes, which may cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in people with weakened immune systems.

The Girls Scouts fo the USA announced on Jan. 5, 2015, three new varities of cookie for the 2015 season. The offerings include two new gluten-free offerings, Toffee-tastic and Trios, and a third cookie, Rah-Rah Rasins.

Get a gluten-free tax break

If you get a doctor's note to go gluten-free, it could get you a tax break.

Tax expert Mark Luscombe tells Kiplinger Magazine any restricted diet for a disease can be a medical expense.

Blind man 'sees' wife for first time in a decade using new 'bionic' eye

Watch blind man see wife for 1st time in 10 years

A Minnesota man who got a bionic eye implant was able to see his wife for the first time in 10 years.

In a video posted by the Mayo Clinic on YouTube, Allen Zderad says it’s going to take some getting used to, but he can now make out forms and shapes.

 In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection

Officials: Don't RSVP to a 'measles party'

California health officials are warning parents: Don't intentionally expose your kids to the measles, hoping it will help build their immunity.

One mom reportedly says she was invited to bring her kid to what’s being called a “measles party.”

Big measles outbreak re-ignites shot debate

Big measles outbreak re-ignites shot debate

The Centers for Disease Control said the measles outbreak, now hitting 14 states, was probably started by someone coming from another country.

Eighty-four cases have been confirmed this month. The CDC says someone visiting from another country probably started the outbreak, which has been linked back to Disneyland.

Coming soon: Birth control for men?

Coming soon: Birth control for men?

Men are one step closer to having their own form of birth control that doesn't involve condoms or a vasectomy, but as exciting as that may sound, they'll have to get an injection "downstairs."

Vasalgel, a contraceptive that works by blocking sperm and preventing them from escaping, is expected to enter human trials next year. The procedure is reversible, but will require another injection.

File photo: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) and his wife Michelle Obama bump fists at an election night rally at the Xcel Energy Center June 3, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota

Fist bump less germy than shaking hands

Next time you greet somebody you may want to give them a fist bump instead of a handshake.

A new study by researchers at Aberystwyth University in the U.K. shows handshakes transmit 10 times more bacteria.

Members of Doctors Without Borders work to treat an Ebola outbreak. Doctors, wearing yellow protective suits, treat a child in this image.

2nd American infected with Ebola virus

A second American has been infected with the Ebola virus while working in Africa.

Nancy Writebol, who works with the humanitarian group Serving In Mission, treated Ebola patients in Monrovia. 

Study: 100 genes linked to schizophrenia

Study: Immune system genes linked to schizophrenia

More than 100 genes in your body may be linked to you risk of schizophrenia.

That's according to a new, large study which also confirmed that genes connected to your immune system are associated with the brain disorder.

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