+A. E. Briand
, they do put out articles on cancer, AIDS, and all kinds of other sensitive topics. Nothing is sacred. If that's something that you're not comfortable about, The Onion really isn't meant for you. And before you ask, I lost a grandparent to Alzheimer's pretty recently, myself.
They're also poking fun at the drug industry's shopping list of side effects for drugs. I remember hearing a TV commercial for a rash treatment whose side effects included rectal bleeding. Rectal bleeding or a rash... Hmmm... Let me th- I'LL TAKE THE DAMN RASH!