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Tuesday, January 21

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Chicagoan William E. McElligott drove a milk truck for 30 years. Now, at age 66, the side of his face that was closer to the window looks 20 years older than the other side, an extreme example of unilateral dermatoheliosis -- aka photoaging.

unilateral dermatoheliosis
Photo credit: The New England Journal of Medicine / Dr. Jennifer R.S. Gordon, Northwestern University

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