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Fame

Usually when we hear about the FDA in the media, it has just approved a new wonder drug for the market, or kept it out. The agency is the last stop between the consumers and magic pill that could cure them of bad breath that's preventing them from getting a second date. Of course, if the FDA ends up letting a dietary supplement on the market that ends up giving its users unibrows after six weeks, its reputation takes a hit. While kids aren't exactly spending their lunch breaks trading FDA scientist cards, working at a place that helps bring key medications or snazzy new food products to market does carry its own bit of fame and glamour.

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