The Emily Rooney Show 5/25/10
State Pension Chief to leave over pay: The chief of the state’s pension fund – who is also one of the highest paid public employees in Massachusetts – says he’ll quit next month. Among the reasons – legislative moves to limit what he and his staff can earn. Michael Travaglini joins us.
Food Allergies: Are we really allergic to the foods we think we are? Today, we discuss new information about food allergies with Christopher Love, a Professor at MIT who has developed new technologies to more effectively diagnose food allergies; Dr. Michael Pistiner, an allergist and clinical instructer at Children's Hospital; and Dr. Jennifer Schneider at Stanford, the lead author of a recent study that found that we may be overdiagnosing food allergies.
Church Closures: Peter Borre, head of the Council of Parishes, joins us upon his return from Rome, where he was appealing the closing of local Catholic Churches.