Any amount accumulated in preventing or treating an injury or disease. It includes health and dental insurance premiums, doctor and hospital check-ups, co-pays, prescription and over-the-counter medicines, glasses and contact lenses, and crutches and wheelchairs, among others. The expenses which are not reimbursed are to be subtracted within some limits. Furthermore, only itemized expenses above 7.5% of the individual’s adjusted gross income can be deducted.