Week 5 Discussion SCI 201

Suppose you are researching a new drug that has been shown to be effective in reducing the amount of time that a person is sick with a particular disease.  You want to ensure that the research is rigorous.  

Discuss at least two attributes of a study that you would look for to determine whether or not it is rigorous.  
Why is it important to ensure that a study is considered rigorous?

Remember to answer each part of the question with a minimum of one paragraph of substantiative content that is 5-7 sentences with limited grammatical errors