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FDA White Oak Occupational Health Clinic

The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

FDA also has responsibility for regulating the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of tobacco products to protect the public health and to reduce tobacco use by minors.

FDA is responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medical products more effective, safer, and more affordable and by helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medical products and foods to maintain and improve their health.

FDA also plays a significant role in the Nation's counterterrorism capability. FDA fulfills this responsibility by ensuring the security of the food supply and by fostering development of medical products to respond to deliberate and naturally emerging public health threats.

Silver Spring is a town in Maryland with a population of 79,483. Silver Spring is in Montgomery County and is one of the best places to live in Maryland. Living in Silver Spring offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Silver Spring there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Silver Spring and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Silver Spring are highly rated.  With its close proximity to Washington DC and Virginia, there is so much to do culture, food and tourist wise!